Gaga revealed, "She was so persistent".
The A Star is Born actress admitted, "I was too ashamed to hang out with her". When she came into the studio, I was still crying and she was not. 'Rain on Me' will feature on Gaga's upcoming sixth album Chromatica, scheduled to be out on 29 May.More news: How to opt-out of being an organ donor
Lady Gaga has teamed up with Ariana Grande for the song "Rain On Me", but it took a while for their friendship to happen. And eventually she called me on my sh*t. She would try over and over again to be friends with me. Okay, okay.' And then I did it, and she sang, and she started to do things with her voice that was different.More news: Iran 'will support' any nation or group that fights Israel
"It was the most freaky, lovely thing that could have happened, that this music actually healed me", she continued, admitting that chain-smoking had been something of a coping mechanism for her amid her mental health struggles. Rain on me.' This is about an analog of tears being the rain. So, when I heard that they had dropped a track together, I readied my ears for the diva ballad of a lifetime - you know, the kind of song that would have me in my feels with every harmony.
Listen to "Rain On Me" as it becomes available, below, and check out the single's epic cover artwork in the meantime. "I'd rather be dry but at least I'm alive". OK, I'm going to keep on drinking.More news: Mohanlal turns 60, wishes pour in for the superstar
Gaga seems to think very highly of Ariana, recognising that the young singer has gone through, "really hard life testing stuff". She was, 'You're hiding.' And I was like, 'I am hiding. Let us know your views in the comments section below.